Virtual Library

Subject List

Academic

  • Academic OneFile  Full-text, peer-reviewed articles covering physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more.

Articles

  • CQ Researcher Comprehensive reporting and analysis on current news issues. Noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
  • General OneFile  News, magazines, and journal articles on many topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Includes full-text articles, many with images.

Automobiles

Biography

Books/Literature  

Business/Investment

Career

  • AtoZdatabases  Search jobs, businesses or mailing lists.
  • Career Center Job Prep Learn more about a career, prepare for job exams, learn workplace skills.
  • JobScout  An online learning platform that will teach you basic Internet skills you need to find a job.
  • Job Hunting Online Courses  Free enrollment with your library card.
  • Learning Express Library   Helps build job search and career advancement skills. Offers prep tests for professional licensing/certification, high school equivalency, and more.
  • Employment Resources  Created and maintained by library staff.

Consumer

Computers

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Gale Courses  (Formerly Learn4Life) offers a wide range of interactive courses for free with your library card.
  • LearningExpress Library 3.0  Helps build skills in reading, writing, math, science, job search and career advancement. Offers practice tests for college admissions, professional licensing/certification, high school equivalency, and much more.
  • JobScout  An online learning platform that will teach you basic Internet skills you need to find a job.

Encyclopedias

General

  • CQ Researcher Comprehensive reporting and analysis on current news issues. Noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
  • General OneFile  
  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context Information on today’s significant social issues, from climate change  to immigration. It includes 14,000+ pro/con viewpoint essays and 5,000+ topic overviews.
  • Student Resources In Context

Genealogy

Health & Medicine

History

Languages

Magazine & Newspaper Articles

  • CQ Researcher Comprehensive reporting and analysis on current news issues. Noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
  • General OneFile

Museum Passes

  • Discover & Go Free and discounted passes to local museums and cultural institutions. 

Pro/Con

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Information on today’s significant social issues, from climate change  to immigration. It includes 14,000+ pro/con viewpoint essays and 5,000+ topic overviews.

Science

Social Science

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Information on today’s significant social issues, from climate change  to immigration. It includes 14,000+ pro/con viewpoint essays and 5,000+ topic overviews.

Spanish/Español

Test Preparation

  • Learning Express Library 3.0 Helps build skills in reading, writing, math, science, job search and career advancement. Offers practice tests for college admissions, professional licensing/certification, high school equivalency, and much more.
  • College Entrance Prep Take practice tests (ACT, AP, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, TOEFL Exams) and get help with college admissions essays.
  • Grad School Entrance Prep Strengthen academic skills and prepare for placement tests and entrance exams (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT Exams).
  • High School Equivalency Center Practice tests (GED®, HiSET®, TASC™), interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help you prepare.
  • U.S. Citizenship Practice Test Practice questions from the naturalization exam.
  • Driving Permit Practice Tests Take FREE permit practice tests for cars or motorcycles and get answers about obtaining a California Driver's License.